Utilize LinkedIn to build your personal brand and reflect who you are. Focus on building relationships, not selling. Click the link for full article: http://fitsmallbusiness.com/business-networking-basics/
Brush up on your beach safety before heading to the shore. To swim safely, be aware of your surroundings and know how deep the water is. For more tips click the link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/beach-safety-lifeguard-tips_us_5952a43de4b05c37bb79f440?w2i
“Networking can and should be fun and interesting. If you or the people you are networking with are annoying, then find quality groups and people who share the effective and proven approaches to networking.” Click the link for more networking tips from Bill and other experts: https://www.jobsinsports.com/blog/2017/06/09/sports-networking-7-myths-holding-back/
If you’re not creating and posting your own videos, you’re missing out. Smart phones and tablets can be powerful and useful devices. Click the link to the full article: https://www.asicentral.com/news/how-to/june-2017/master-video-for-your-business/
Sleep versus clean clothes: Bill Corbett talks about his lost luggage dilemma. Read the New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/15/business/investing-in-tech-to-tackle-an-awful-annoyance-lost-luggage.html?_r=1
While most executives are mindful of the need to research an external audience, it is important to prepare for internal audiences as well. Read more on preparing for internal speeches: https://kollective.com/7-crucial-factors-in-preparing-for-that-internal-speech/
During a sit down interview with Christa Lauri on Money & Main$treet, Bill Corbett gives advice on how to attract customers. Click the link for the full video: http://www.fios1news.com/longisland/money-mainstreet-ceo-sitdown-winning-the-battle-for-attention-in-businesses#.WXi45hXyvcu
Taking a stand may be risky, but it might also be necessary. As Corbett says, “It may be more comfortable to sit on the sidelines, but in business, nothing is ever comfortable.” Click the link for full article: http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2017/03/13/small-business-activism-is-taking-a-stand-worth-the-risk.aspx
Franchise owners who actively use personal branding strategies to become the faces of their businesses will create more avenues for success. By Bill Corbett Jr. Click the link for full article: http://www.franchising-today.com/sections/columns/184-personal-branding
Learning sales related skills can be a big career boost. “Understanding and practicing how to present ideas, defend an idea, win an argument and close a deal must be studied and learned in order to be successful in business” says Bill. Click the link to read the full article: https://www.goodcall.com/news/one-skill-every-college-student-learn-salesmanship-09758
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